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Punk IPA - BrewDog

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Punk IPAPunk IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,007 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,007
Reviews: 466
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 31
Gots: 75 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Welcome to a post Punk apocalyptic mother fucker of a pale ale.

A beer that spent its formative years Blitzkrieg bopping around India and the sub continent. Quintessential Empire with an anarchic twist.

God save the Queen and all who sail in her. Raising a Stiff Little Finger to IPAs that have come before and those it is yet to meet.
Turn up the volume Pay the man. Embrace the punked up, fucked up outlaw elite.

Never Mind the Bollocks this is the real shit.

45 IBU

(Beer added by: bark on 11-02-2007)
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pjs234

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-30-2012 02:51:14 | More by pjs234
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PeteNorris


3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

10-25-2012 14:52:16 | More by PeteNorris
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YamagamiTravis

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +19%

10-24-2012 13:31:33 | More by YamagamiTravis
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-21-2012 16:56:26 | More by RblWthACoz
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bzach

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -14%

10-21-2012 06:10:16 | More by bzach
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djschnabel

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -14%

10-16-2012 11:52:15 | More by djschnabel
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TequilaTom

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

10-14-2012 18:04:36 | More by TequilaTom
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Damburger

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

10-14-2012 17:51:56 | More by Damburger
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HankC

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

10-09-2012 19:08:57 | More by HankC
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Maiacetus

United Kingdom (England)

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

10-08-2012 19:41:51 | More by Maiacetus
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intoxabroad

Taiwan

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-08-2012 12:56:02 | More by intoxabroad
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Heathbrook

Hawaii

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-07-2012 23:36:29 | More by Heathbrook
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GLockmeister19


3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

10-07-2012 19:03:49 | More by GLockmeister19
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slim2043

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

10-01-2012 00:50:53 | More by slim2043
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-29-2012 00:15:42 | More by PeteRiz
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-28-2012 10:14:57 | More by Beeradelphia
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His_Royal_Hoppiness

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-27-2012 21:13:28 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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Thomas_Picton

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

09-26-2012 15:53:02 | More by Thomas_Picton
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-26-2012 05:48:16 | More by WDJersey
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BS-

Singapore

4.24/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a highball glass

Pours a hazy brassy yellow topped off with a thick, bubbly, clingy head with pretty good lacing and retention.

Nose is piney with suggestions of orange rind. Some hints of a resinous quality, but very subtle.

The beer is malty, biscuity and sweet upfront, with the hops slowly but steadily creeping up. Hops are fruity and citrusy; lots of orange rind, with slight floral notes. Finishes slightly piney and resiny with a modest bitterness layered on a rather juicy citrus undercurrent. Quite impressively balanced. The beer maintains a pleasant, soft, mellow sweetness throughout.

Mouthfeel is light to medium with good carbonation.

Very, very pleasant and drinkable. I get this feeling that I don’t enjoy it as much as before, but it’s still a very good beer. Perhaps this falls more into an easy-drinking, slightly more intense cross-over beers. I'll most definitely be having a lot more of these in the days to come.

Review from October 12:

A: Honey gold with a frothy white head that settled into a nice thin layer over the beer.

S: Very hoppy. Some orange and bitterness. Very rich and pleasant.

T: Slight malts and sweetness followed by an explosion of bright hop flavours. There’s some bitterness and citrus (orange peel) that really complements the strong hop flavours in the beer. The aftertaste is mostly a soft piny bitterness with a touch of floral notes that I found a little bit lacking, although this might not be entirely bad. It increases the drinkability of the beer, as having all those hop flavours stick around your mouth might not be all that pleasing.

M: Light to decent with good carbonation.

O: One of my preferred IPAs. A very pleasant and fun beer with a strong, distinct character. Very good if you’re in the mood for some refreshing hop-heavy beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2012 16:01:59 | More by BS-
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Heminoolo

Estonia

3/5  rDev -20.6%

09-23-2012 12:47:10 | More by Heminoolo
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mtbdonn

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

09-15-2012 17:30:33 | More by mtbdonn
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Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-14-2012 22:06:14 | More by Pelicanrocks
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PancakeMcWaffles

Germany

3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: Clear golden colour, big frothy white head, good head retention, a lot of lacing;

S: Very strong hop aromas on a sweet base, mostly piny hop aromas;

T: As the smell would suggest the beer delivers a big "hop-festival" with a honey/syrup like sweetness on the palate, a lot of bitterness in the aftertaste, the hops give a floral and piny flavour;

M: Average, yet on the thicker side, medium carbonation;

O: Strong IPA, intense hop flavours with a strong sweetness, perfect if you want a beer with it's focus on the hops.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2012 18:37:34 | More by PancakeMcWaffles
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Viceroy

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

09-12-2012 01:20:30 | More by Viceroy
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